A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by OrangeDragon » Wed May 28, 2014 6:52 pm

frank lee bent wrote:There is a lot of talk about replacing yankee burger drones with droids and touch screens.
Automation is expensive... but when you make labor MORE expensive it becomes common sense really.
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by franzjaeger » Wed May 28, 2014 7:36 pm

I couldn't care how it's made, was I captain Picard on my way to the border of the universe, I'd probably be dialing in a Whopper on that food replicator.
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by Alex » Wed May 28, 2014 7:43 pm

I had a 60 baht 60 year anniversary whopper today. This might remain my only visit to Burger King for this year, but it was well worth it.
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by sigmoid » Wed May 28, 2014 9:30 pm

Wow, I can't believe you guys actually eat that shit, much less even think it tastes good.

It's not really food.
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by Joker Poker » Wed May 28, 2014 10:43 pm

sigmoid wrote:Wow, I can't believe you guys actually eat that shit, much less even think it tastes good.

It's not really food.
Agreed. The only time I eat that crap now is at airports if the other stuff available is crap or too pricey.

Back in Oz, a burger use to be something to look forward too - a homemade pattie on a fresh bread roll with fried onions, tomato, lettuce, tomato sauce. Then came the extras: egg, beetroot, cheese, pineapple. Man, they were magnificent - something you'd tell your friends about. And then all this plastic shite started appearing from overseas and captured a generation.

Last time I lived in Oz there were a few fish and chip shops still doing real burgers but I suppose most would be out of business now.
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by JBTrain » Wed May 28, 2014 10:47 pm

Joker Poker wrote:
sigmoid wrote:Wow, I can't believe you guys actually eat that shit, much less even think it tastes good.

It's not really food.
Then came the extras: egg, beetroot, cheese, pineapple.
You know you lost most of us there.
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by Soi Dog » Wed May 28, 2014 10:48 pm

sigmoid wrote:Wow, I can't believe you guys actually eat that shit, much less even think it tastes good.

It's not really food.
A whopper can be quite good on occasion, when it's done right. More of a treat a few times per year than a dietary staple. Maybe the proper ingredients or the preparation are lacking where you tried them.

Maybe BK offerings are a bit like Vegamite. If you didn't grow up with it, you don't get why anyone would ever eat it.
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by dagenham » Thu May 29, 2014 12:21 am

Soi Dog wrote:
sigmoid wrote:Wow, I can't believe you guys actually eat that shit, much less even think it tastes good.

It's not really food.
A whopper can be quite good on occasion, when it's done right. More of a treat a few times per year than a dietary staple. Maybe the proper ingredients or the preparation are lacking where you tried them.

Maybe BK offerings are a bit like Vegamite. If you didn't grow up with it, you don't get why anyone would ever eat it.
C'mon really now...BK is pure crap shite inedible over-priced chemically-laden synthetic "foodstuff". For what they charge there are 1000 other meals much better tasting and far better for your health.

Fast food? What dolts eat that junk? And furthermore enjoy it? It's all bad news from any angle BK, Macs, KFC, etc.). Go to a deli instead, go get Chinese, a bowl of pho, a hearty bowl of soup and brown bread, etc. for the same price or even cheaper...
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by sigmoid » Thu May 29, 2014 2:11 am

Woodstock in Nana Plaza. That was a burger!

Anybody remember all their variations? Mexican burger, Bleu cheese burger, Bacon cheeseburger...
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Re: A tale of 2 Burger Kings.

Post by General Mackevili » Thu May 29, 2014 8:40 am

dagenham wrote:

Fast food? What dolts eat that junk? And furthermore enjoy it? It's all bad news from any angle BK, Macs, KFC, etc.)...
Anyone who really can't see that MOST people enjoy Burger King is in the minority.

You don't like it? Fine.

But if you honestly can't see why most people do, I think you need to expand your mind.

(Not addressing you particularity, just in general.)

It always reminds me of that time Yogi Berra said:

"Nobody goes there anymore; it's too crowded."
"Life is too important to take seriously."

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."

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